In October, SENE will lead an 8-day trail run around the lower slopes of Kilimanjaro, completely circumnavigating the mountain. Guided by world-class ultramarathoner, Simon Mtuy, runners will traverse the lush green landscape, crossing ridges and valleys through this rugged terrain. More information about this exploratory trail run is listed below.
Additionally, SENE supports Kilimanjaro Marathon runners with a weekend package at Mbahe, which can be followed by one of our Kilimanjaro trek, safari, and Zanzibar extensions.
Kilimanjaro Stage Run – October 19-29, 2013
Join Simon Mtuy, Tanzania’s foremost trail runner, expert mountain guide, and world-record holder as he shares with you the paths he knows and loves in this trail runners paradise.
Run Details and Inclusions
- Eight stages (8 days of running); 11 Day / 10 Night complete package.
- Total distance running 285 kilometers
- All running on mountain paths and dirt roads at 1,400 – 2,000 meters.
- Support vehicle.
- Aid stations with bottled or filtered water and snacks.
- Prepared camp and full board meals cooked by experienced safari chefs.
- Two nights before and one night after at SENE’s private Mbahe Village guest cottages.
- Post-run celebration party with runners and crew.
- T-shirt, hat, and run certificate.
- Airport transfers.
2013 Kilimanjaro Marathon/Half
PLUS 7 Day Mount Kilimanjaro Climb
Race Day: Sunday March 3, 2013
Run in the shadow of 19,340-foot Mount Kilimanjaro, The Roof of Africa, for an unforgettable marathon experience!
Running on Mt. Kilimanjaro
The 11th Annual Kilimanjaro Marathon and Half Marathon will be held Sunday March 3, 2013 in Moshi Town, the gateway to Kilimanjaro. For the race of a lifetime join world class East Africans and runners from around the globe in this annual road race held at the foot of Kilimanjaro. The course starts and finishes at 3,000 feet and is 99 percent on paved roads past rural villages, through Moshi Town, and into a mountainside coffee plantation, all with inspiring views of Kilimanjaro.
This marathon adventure package is provided exclusively by Summit Expeditions and Nomadic Experience (SENE). It includes two days of acclimatization and preparation prior to the race at 6,000 feet (higher than race elevation) with Simon Mtuy, world class ultra-marathoner and double world record holder for fastest ascent-descent of Mount Kilimanjaro. Accommodations at SENE’s private guest cottages in Mbahe Village in the foothills of Kilimanjaro.
After the marathon, enjoy the exhilarating challenge of a climb to the summit of Kilimanjaro on our 7 day SENE trek using the Rongai route, a less traveled picturesque starting on the northeast side above the game-rich plains of Kenya.
Price: U.S.$3,625 per person
All inclusive: Rates are double occupancy
Land costs only: Single supplement U.S.$425
For additional information on the Kilimanjaro Marathon,
please visit the race website at www.kilimanjaromarathon.com